Sunday, September 12, 2010

Whole Again

I put it off as long as I could, but with parts falling off mid-ride, it was finally time to replace the fork on my bike.

Without further ado may I introduce, the new guy, Magura Durin R 80...

Here's a close up:

After I'd taken him out for a ride and decided that he was really the one for me, I toned him down a little by removing the stickers:

And here's the whole bike with the new look:

For several years I've been telling myself that my fork was good enough and that I wouldn't even notice the difference if I got a new one. The first part was true, the 12 year old Judy XC was good enough. But it turns out the second part was false, I can tell the difference and Durin R 80 is a dreamy ride.

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